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OKG Newsletter


Topic: community

Some Catholics propose opening ordination to women, the married


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Greg Horton
As of June 17, the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City's closing or reassigning seven churches in rural Oklahoma towns became effective. Churches in Grandfield, Maud and Rush Springs are shutting their doors...
 
Thursday, July 3, 2008

Ballet Oklahoma could be facing final curtain


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Joe Wertz
Cash-strapped after years of dwindling ticket sales, Ballet Oklahoma is nearly bankrupt and has suspended its fall season, a board member said last week. Organizers with the historic ballet company,...
 
Tuesday, July 22, 2008

OKC man denies wrongdoing in bird-nest case


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Joe Wertz
The man who reported downed bird nests to city officials in early June denies any responsibility for the deaths of 187 federally protected nestlings at Lake Hefner. Gregory Owen, of Oklahoma City, s...
 
Thursday, July 24, 2008

Is OKC 'recession-proof' for the poor?


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Lea Terry
Looking at one set of indicators, one sees an Oklahoma that's not only surviving the national economic downturn, but even thriving: Unemployment is down, the housing market is relatively stable, the e...
 
Thursday, July 24, 2008

Fifty years ago, Oklahoma City activists stood up by sitting down


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Emily Jerman
On a sweltering summer night, Clara Luper was preparing grape Kool-Aid and cold-cut sandwiches in her un-air-conditioned Oklahoma City home when one of the children there changed an inauspicious NAACP...
 
Thursday, August 7, 2008

Historic sit-ins by Luper, students commemorated at history center


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Jenny Coon Peterson
On Tuesday, Aug. 19, 1958, Meyer Korenblit was reading the paper and watching television when he learned about the peaceful protest by 13 black youths at Katz Drug Store. The following Saturday, Kore...
 
Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Two metro men head to Canada to say vows


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Greg Horton
David McClendon and Matthew Haire will be flying to Vancouver, British Columbia, to be married on Aug. 29. The Norman couple will celebrate their eighth anniversary as partners by marrying in spite of...
 
Thursday, August 21, 2008

Planned Parenthood of Central Oklahoma maintains commitment


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Lea Terry
Since its founding in 1916, Planned Parenthood Federation of America has focused on providing reproductive health care to low-income and underserved women. Changes at the national level, however, repo...
 
Thursday, August 21, 2008

Good Samaritans need volunteers


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Everyone can use a superhero once in a while. And, if there is a group of do-gooder available, that's even better. In Oklahoma County, families can rely on the Good Samaritans, a volunteer group fro...
 
Thursday, August 28, 2008

NBA's OKC team unveils new identity


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Gazette staff
The owners of the National Basketball Association's Oklahoma City franchise announced the team name " Thunder " and its colors and logo today at a Downtown press conference. After being first r...
 
Thursday, September 4, 2008
 
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